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Biography of The Right Honourable Dominic Grieve QC MP

 

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Dominic is a barrister and has been the MP for Beaconsfield since 1997.  He was the Shadow Attorney General from 2003-09, Shadow Home Secretary from 2008-09 and Shadow Justice Secretary from 2009-10.

Under the Coalition Government Dominic was the Attorney General for England and Wales and the Advocate General for Northern Ireland until July 2014.

Dominic was educated at WestminsterSchool and went on to MagdalenCollege, Oxford where he studied Modern History. Then he studied Law. He was called to the Bar in 1980 and was appointed a Queen’s Counsel in 2008.

During the 1980s Dominic also served as a local councillor in Fulham and was Chairman of the Research Committee of the Society of Conservative Lawyers and Chairman of the Executive Council.

Dominic was elected Chairman of the Intelligence and Security Committee in September 2015.  He is a Member of the Standards and Privileges Committee and is currently Chairman of the Executive Committee of the Society of Conservative Lawyers, President of the Franco-British Society and Vice-Chairman of the Franco-British Council. He is Honorary Recorder of the Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames.

Dominic is bilingual in French.  Married to Caroline, a practising barrister. They have two sons: James and Hugo.

 

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